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Behold, Fake History

Behold, Fake History Behold, America: A History of America First and the American Dream, Sarah Churchwell, Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018, £20, 356 pp., h.b., reviewed by Leslie Jones According to Sarah Churchwell, Professor of American Literature in the School of Advanced … Continue reading

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Trashing Populism

Trashing Populism by Ilana Mercer To say that academic elites don’t like ordinary folks is to state the obvious. To them, Lanford, Illinois—the fictional, archetypal, working-class town, made famous by Roseanne and Dan Conner—is not to be listened to, but … Continue reading

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King of New York

King of New York Thomas O. Meehan deconstructs the Donald President Trump represents a negative Stupor Mundi to much of the world. Paradoxically, this is not because the American press cannot understand him but because they have so much in … Continue reading

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Trump’s Churchill Moment

Trump’s Churchill Moment Stephen Michael MacLean pursues an instructive parallel Donald Trump ‘explained’ Churchill to me. And, after the first Trump-Clinton presidential debate, Churchill reciprocated the favour. The fame of Sir Winston Churchill, who served in several Cabinet offices and … Continue reading

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